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Sleep on It

Elky Pascal

We all know that sleep is important. But just how crucial is it? Teen Pages investigated the matter and we’ve got you covered! Now you can really sleep well tonight

 

In Good Company

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

“You don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends you can be certain of.” How is friendship refined and defined?

 

In Bloom

Rachel Stein

“There’s actually something I wanted to talk to you about,” she began hesitantly. “You know how my father lost his job, right?”

 

DMCs: Bubby and Me

As told to Leah Greenburg

I know I was supposed to be all happy; what a mitzvah, right? But honestly, I felt like I was being displaced and was very resentful

 

Petals Unfurled

Chana Cohen

“You’ve been asking wonderful questions for so long. You’ve always been one of the most active participants in our class discussions. What’s changed?”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 1

Rivka Streicher

“Daddy, can you hear my song? Is school a place where I can sing? And will anyone sing with me?” It’s the start of high school and impressions count. Naomi’s parents are recently divorced and she has withdrawn from everybody and everything she loves. Will Naomi find the strength to delve into her own inner world and learn how to trust again?

 

Bubbles

Naomi Raksin

I wailed. I begged. I stormed. While my parents exchanged loaded looks above my head and whispered empty, heartless platitudes like, “She’ll get over it”

 

By the Book

C. Rosenberg

Jews are called the People of the Book. While collectors of antiques enjoy many types of collections, many frum collectors have, unsurprisingly, built seforim collections

 

Tales of Treasure: On the Job

Chaim Finkelstein

My bubby Rivka Leah was very proud of her father, Reb Yehuda Leib Rubin ztz”l, and the kiddush Hashem he once made for Shabbos

 

Tales of Treasure: Treasure on the Bench

Julie Hauser

I was the hero for saving this bentsher, for saving Hashem’s Name. I couldn’t believe someone had thrown it away

 

Tales of Treasure: One Treasure Lost, One Treasure Saved

Rhona Lewis

Mom stopped walking. “I see you have a gun,” she said to him. “Keep calm and don’t do anything you’ll regret”

 

Jolly Solly: Fishel, Faivish, and the Sweet Deal

R. Atkins

Fishel nearly choked right then and there. Half a million bucks for an old book?!

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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without